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Andrzej M. Trzynadlowski

Professor

Andrzej Trzynadlowski

Contact Information

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland, 1974
  • M.S., Electronic Engineering, Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland, 1969

Biography

University of Nevada, Reno

  • Associate Professor/Professor 1987-Present
  • Associate Director, University of Nevada, Reno Energy Analysis and Diagnostic Center 1993-1997

University of Wyoming

  • Assistant Professor 1984-1987

University of Texas at Arlington

  • Visiting Assistant Professor 1983-1984

University of Arbil, Iraq

  • Visiting Associate Professor 1980-1982

Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer 1969-1979
  • Teaching Assistant 1966-1969

Research interests

  • Renewable energy systems and microgrids
  • Power electronic converters and electric drive systems
  • Energy-efficient design and control of electric machines and electromechanical actuators
  • Electric, hybrid, and driverless vehicles
  • Mitigation of electromagnetic and acousting noise in electromechanical systems

International Activities

  • NATO Expert Visit Grant (1996)
  • Danfoss Visiting Professor, Aalborg University, Denmark (1997)
  • Visiting Professor, University of Padova, Italy (1998, 1999)
  • NSF Collaborative Grant with Warsaw University of Technology, Poland (1999-2002)

International Research Projects

  • Control Techniques for Environment-Friendly and Energy-Efficient Power Electronic Converters
  • NSF Collaborative Grant with Warsaw University of Technology, Poland (1999-2002).

Languages Spoken

English and Polish

International Organizations/Associations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Fellow

Courses Taught

  • EE 240 Fundamentals and Economics of Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy
  • EE 441/641 Electrical Machines
  • EE 442/642 Power Electronics
  • EE 763 Electric Drive Systems
  • EE 791T Special Topics - Power Electronics

Publications

Dr. Trzynadlowski is currently editing a reference book on recent advances in power electronics titled "Power Electronic Converters and Systems: Frontiers and Applications." British IET Press is the publisher, and the authors are recognized authorities from around the world.

He is also completing the 3rd edition of his textbook titled "Introduction to Modern Power Electronics," published by John Wiley.

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